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Agence France-Presse . Istanbul

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    First Muslim prayer in Hagia Sophia after mosque reconversion

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 07:56pm on July 24, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday led the first Muslim prayers attended by thousands in Hagia Sophia since the controversial reconversion of the iconic...

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    Erdogan, Trump agree to work on Libya

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:11pm on July 15, 2020

    US president Donald Trump and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to work ‘more closely’ for a solution to the Libya conflict during a phone...

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    Turkey holds 276 migrants including Bangladeshis

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 07:25pm on July 07, 2020

    Turkey’s coast guard said Tuesday it had intercepted a tanker carrying 276 migrants on their way to Greece, with video published by state media showing...

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    Khashoggi murder trial begins in Turkey

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:32pm on July 03, 2020

    Twenty Saudi suspects including two former aides to crown prince Mohammed bin Salman went on trial in absentia in Turkey on Friday, accused of killing...

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    Turkey to try Khashoggi murder suspects in absentia: fiancee

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:07pm on July 01, 2020

    Turkey will try the 20 suspects in the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi — including two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin...

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    Erdogan refuses minister’s resignation over lockdown chaos

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:11pm on April 13, 2020

    Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday refused to accept the resignation of his interior minister over an abrupt nationwide lockdown that triggered a spate...

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    Erdogan issues confinement order for under-20s

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 11:03pm on April 04, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday issued a mandatory confinement order for everyone aged under 20 starting from midnight, as part of tougher measures...

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    Turkish president threatens Europe with ‘millions’ of migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 04:07pm on March 03, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Monday that ‘millions’ of migrants would soon head for Europe, drawing accusations from EU leaders that he is...

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    Erdogan threatens Europe with millions of migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:09am on March 03, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Monday that ‘millions’ of migrants will soon head for Europe as he mounted pressure on Western countries to give...

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    33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:24pm on February 28, 2020

    Turkey warned on Friday it was opening the gates for refugees to flee to Europe after an air strike blamed on Damascus killed 33 Turkish...

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